The 38 Greatest Quotes about Learning

Some great things have been said by learning and studying by some great people. A great quote is really something that can get you thinking in new ways. Here is a collection of my favourite quotes about learning. Find your favourite and tweet it to the world!

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”
Anthony J. D’Angelo

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”
Albert Einstein

“As long as you live, keep learning how to live.”
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo 

“A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
Benjamin Franklin 

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
Albert Einstein 

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
Mark Twain

“It is only the ignorant who despise education.”
Publilius Syrus 

“Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.”
Benjamin Disraeli

“Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.”
Robert Frost 

“Never let formal education get in the way of your learning.”
Mark Twain

“To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”
Oscar Wilde

“That’s what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way.”
Doris Lessing

“In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.”
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 

“To teach is to learn twice.”
Joseph Joubert

“Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.”
Winston Churchill 

“They know enough who know how to learn.”
Henry Brooks Adams

“That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned.”
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.”
Mark Twain

“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”

“In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“It takes a great deal of living to get a little deal of learning.”
John Ruskin

“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.”

“Wear your learning like a watch and do not pull it out merely to show you have it. If you are asked for the time, tell it; but do not proclaim it hourly unasked.”
Lord Chesterfield

“It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies; seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our friends.”
Charles Caleb Colton

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.”
Thomas H. Huxley

“A mistake is a crash-course in learning.”
Billy Anderson

“Like a lump of clay in the hands of the creator, we are forever being molded by life’s experiences.”
Feyisara Aladese

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.”
Marie Curie 

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
Albert Einstein

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 

“Prejudice is the child of ignorance.”
William Hazlitt 

“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.”
B. B. King 

“We are not retreating. We are advancing in another direction.”
Douglas MacArthur 

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
Carl Sagan 

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